Corona 63 Average
Corona Livability #430 ranked city in California#13,203 ranked city in the USARanks better than 54% of areas

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      Living in Corona, CA

      Located in the state of California, Corona is a moderately-sized city with a population of 161,614 inhabitants. In Corona, there are 4,094 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. At 70%, the majority of the Corona population is White; this is followed by 11% Asian and 5% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Corona are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 28% of the population also speak Spanish. Corona has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 78% of the population is classified as married and 50% have kids.

      Are you trying to decide if living in Corona is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before relocating to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, commute, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Corona and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Corona to California and the national average.

      Using data and statistics Corona has received a livability score of 63/100. This score is ranked in the 54th percentile when compared to all other cities. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Corona ranks well for crime (B+), education (B-), employment (A+) and housing (B+). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Corona. The following was graded with a disappointing score: amenities (F) and cost of living (F).

      Low violent crime rates (murder, rape, robbery, assault) provide a safer environment for residents, reducing the risk of personal harm, property theft or violence. Low crime can also lead to increased property values and desirability. At 140 crimes per 100,000 residents, Corona has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Corona has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Corona is actually affordable. The median home price for Corona homes is $378,500, which is 7.5% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Corona, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 5.2, which is 18.8% lower than the California average.

      Corona transportation information

      Statistic Corona California National
      Average one way commute36min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.2%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.8%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Corona, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).